guided & UnGuided

trips on the Petaluma River

Our expert river guides provide paddle lessons and make sure you get the most of your time on the water. Self Guided tours offer shuttle and board service.

Guidied Trips

Lakeville Landing Guided Trip

Distance and duration: 5 miles One Way, 2 hours
Ride the tide and winds of the Petaluma Gap from our shop in the Petaluma Marina to Lakeville Landing. Paddle lessons are included - great for adventurous, beginner paddlers and groups

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Kayak Fishing in Carneros Preserve & Petaluma River

Half-day (4 hours) or Full Day (8 hours)
This unique paddle experience is proffessionally guided and outfitted. Great add-on for elite corporate outings. 2018 Hobie Compass Kayaks with Mirage Drive (peddles) are used to access narrow sloughs and shallows where bait fish hide.

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Petaluma Marsh Exploration

Distance and duration: 4 miles round-trip, 2 hours
Ride the tide in and out of the narrowing Thule and Shultz Sloughs to explore preserved wetland estuary and oak-studded hills

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Unguidied Trips

Self Guided to Downtown Petaluma

Distance and duration: 2 miles round trip, 1.5 hrs on water
Our most popular paddle has you glide into historic Old Town Petaluma to experience this rivertown revival by water. Beginner level, round trip journey starts from the Petaluma Marina and follows up river into the Turn Basin where you can tie up your board and explore riverfront restaurants, bars and shops.

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Self Guided to lakeville Landing

Distance and duration: 5 miles, 2 hours
Ride the tide and afternoon winds of the Petaluma Gap from our shop in the Petaluma Marina to Lakeville Landing. Enjoy sweeping views of Olampali State Park as you glide along the largest, continuous wetland estuary on the West Coast of North America. One way with board service

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